Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Speedlights Start to Finish

Do you own a small flash and don’t use it?  Or maybe you think you would never use a flash with landscape photography.   In this class Tom will demystify using speed lights, and show you useful techniques using flash no matter what type of photography you do.  Topics will include characteristics of light, fill-flash, high speed sync, bounce flash and using colored gels.  Tom will demonstrate both TTL and Manual flash, and how to use flash to create a better image.  He will also look at using flash in wildlife and macro photography, and how to project flash great distances to add catchlights and reduce contrast.

Requirements:
– DSLR Camera/lens
– Speedlight (if one is needed, they will be available to be loaned out)
– Memory cards
– Tripod
– Cable Release
– Small flashlight
– Batteries/charger
– Laptop if want to follow along with post-processing in afternoon

Workshop Session Details

Workshop Instructor

Tom Bol is an editorial and commercial photographer based in Colorado. He specializes in adventure sports photography, portraits and travel. He is a contributor to many publications including Digital Photo Pro and Photoshop User magazines. He is an instructor at KelbyOne, and Photo District News labeled him as one of the best photo workshop instructors in the country. National Geographic Adventure listed Tom as one of “50 of America’s Top Visionaries” for his photography, and he has been featured in numerous photography magazines about his creative lighting techniques. Tom is a member of the Sandisk Extreme Team recognizing his continual drive to create unique images in challenging environments. He has written three books on photography including Adventure Sports Photography; Creating Dramatic Images in Wild Places, a popular reference for outdoor photographers. His images and stories are published worldwide by a variety of clients.

Tom Bol / Workshop